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Microsoft’s Bing Censors China Searches in North America, Report Says

Microsoft apparently censors autofill suggestions for searches on certain Chinese politicians and political events in North America, according to a report by The Citizen Lab published on May 19. While typing a term like “Joe Biden” into Bing results in an “autofill” drop-down list suggesting popular search options, queries for President Xi Jinping, the late […]

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China Microsoft Bing Censorship Experienced by North America, Says It’s Already Fixed

Microsoft’s Bing has Chinese censorship that focuses on region-based observation that would block certain political keywords from appearing in searches through its engine. It should only be available in China, as it focuses on its censorship laws to make the service work in the country. However, reports indicate that North American users experience it even […]

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Microsoft’s Bing applied China’s political censorship to some North American searches, report says

Microsoft’s search engine has applied Chinese-style censorship to some North American searches, according to a new report, raising questions about the tech giant’s dedication to the flow of information on the internet. Bing’s auto-fill search system, which lists word-based suggestions or the first few letters typed into a search box, hasn’t worked with names and […]

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Microsoft Bing reportedly censors politically sensitive Chinese names

If you recently tried to search for Chinese political figures deemed sensitive on Microsoft Bing, your search results may have been limited. The Citizen Lab, based at the Munk School at the University of Toronto, came to this conclusion after analyzing Microsoft’s Bing autosuggestion system. According to the Citizen Lab report: We have consistently found […]

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The latest Windows 11 update really wants you to use Microsoft Bing

Microsoft just released the latest Windows 11 update for development testers, and Insider Preview Build 25120 looks like what you’d probably expect with bug fixes and performance improvements. However, in the middle of the otherwise pedestrian changelog is the addition of a new widget that attempts to further bridge the gap between your gaming PC […]

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The moment Google Street View and Microsoft Bing cars met captured on both maps

An eagle-eyed viewer took to Reddit after spotting two street-mapping cars on the same street, at the same time. The fateful encounter occurred in Minnesota when a Google Maps and Bing Maps car passed each other and appeared on the opposing company’s map features. The clash was first brought to light in an old Tumblr […]

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Microsoft Bing will stop using its old BingBot user agent

Microsoft Bing’s Fabrice Canel announced on the Bing blog that the research company will retire the old BingBot user agent in fall 2022. Instead, Bing will use a user agent more representative of its evergreen BingBot rendering engine. . Bing announced the new user agents in 2019, but I guess that now means the old […]

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You can now use Microsoft Bing to buy vegan shoes

It’s part of the new Ethical Shopping Center that makes it easier to buy eco-friendly clothing. Online shopping is convenient, but it can be difficult to know what materials were used in the creation of a product. Microsoft aims to change that by introducing the Ethical Shopping Hub on Bing, which highlights clothes that match […]

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Microsoft Bing rolls out ethical settings in its US and Canada shopping center

Microsoft has announced that it is expanding its ethical purchasing options in the United States and Canada (English language). The feature, which originally launched in the UK last year, will be available in these new markets so shoppers can sort through items and see which are best for the planet. Microsoft is expanding the feature […]

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Microsoft Bing does not support the data-nosnippet HTML attribute

While Google supports the data-nosnippet HTML attribute, Microsoft Bing does not, Microsoft’s Fabrice Canel clarified on Twitter. The data-nosnippet attribute allows you to designate text portions of an HTML page not to be used as a snippet in search results in Google, but it doesn’t work for Bing. Fabrice Canel said “We do not support […]

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Microsoft Bing Interactive Wikipedia Box in search results

Microsoft Bing appears to be testing a new search feature that embeds snippets of Wikipedia content into that large Wikipedia box in search results. It basically brings portions of Wikipedia content broken down by the content of the Wikipedia page. Here’s a GIF of it in action – it should work for any query that […]

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Here’s how to send feedback in Microsoft Bing

Microsoft is always testing new things in Bing. Some of these new inclusions are features you might like. Others hate. Whatever the case, the company makes it easy to submit feedback. All you have to do is: From the bing.com home page, tap the three bars in the top right corner (“settings and quick links”). […]

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Microsoft Bing InPrivate extension is coming to Google Chrome

Microsoft’s search engine, Bing, has a new extension for Google Chrome. Known as Microsoft Bing InPrivate, the new extension lets you perform private and anonymous Bing searches in Chrome without tying the data to your Microsoft account or device. Install the new Microsoft @Bing InPrivate extension for private and anonymous #To research in Chrome. It […]

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China asks Microsoft’s Bing to suspend auto-suggest feature again

Search engine Microsoft Bing has been ordered by the Chinese government to suspend its auto-suggest feature for seven days in accordance with local laws, according to the online service’s local website. It comes three months after Bing, the only foreign internet search service available in China, was told to suspend the same feature for 30 […]

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Lapsus$ claims to leak 90% of Microsoft Bing’s source code

Although we know that Lapsus$ was affirming to have ownership of Microsoft, which was not known was when the group was going to put some of it on the web as evidence. However, on Monday night, that changed. On the evening of March 21, the hacking group allegedly dumped 37GB of Microsoft’s source code on […]

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Microsoft Bing AI’s travel search features reach wide spread

In October, we reported that Microsoft was testing new Bing features aimed at improving travel search on the platform. Now, Microsoft says these features are being rolled out widely. Users in the UK, US, Canada and Australia can start using them today. Microsoft Bing now provides in-depth travel insights with AI technology built directly into […]

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Why do people hate Microsoft Bing?

A recent report from The edge illustrates that not everyone follows what the tech press considers a good search engine. For example, many people use Bing instead of Google for their internet search needs. If this shocks you because “Bing is garbage,” keep reading. Although I did not find The edge surprising report, a recurring […]

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Microsoft Bing launches new IndexNow plugin for WordPress – WP Tavern

In July 2020, Bing released its first official plugin for WordPress that allowed site owners to submit URLs and index their content immediately, instead of waiting for the search engine to crawl the site. The IndexNow API, which debuted in October 2021, is the next evolution of the Bing URL Submission API, created by Microsoft […]

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Microsoft Bing Shopping with Buy Now Integration with Shopify and Ethical Purchasing

Microsoft Bing has announced the launch of its Shopify integration by authorizing a purchase now from Bing Shopping and Bing Search on the Shopify site where it is hosted. In addition, a few weeks ago it launched a new ethical shopping center in the UK, which is expected to expand beyond the UK. Didn’t Microsoft […]

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Microsoft Bing launches new travel search features

Microsoft Bing announced new travel search features, including suggested itineraries and inspiration, immersive 360-degree views, drink and restaurant information, and coupons and deals. This is currently live in the United States. Here’s what’s new in these new travel search features in Bing. Itinerary suggestions & inspiration You should see a section called “What to see […]

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Microsoft Bing Travel Guide feature is now available in the US

In October, Microsoft introduced new AI-powered travel features to its Bing search engine. Microsoft is now expanding that capability with new travel experiences. Since then, the tool is only available in preview. In an updated blog post, Microsoft confirms that the feature is now rolling out to the wider Bing community and has added flight […]

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Microsoft Bing just got a nice little update, but you still won’t be using it

Microsoft is adding a number of new travel-related features to its Bing search engine to help you save time and money when booking your next trip. Planning a trip can be an exhausting process as you often have to visit one site for inspiration, another to book flights, and yet another to view travel maps. […]

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Bing shuts down Microsoft’s autofill feature in China, citing local laws

SINGAPORE – Microsoft Body MSFT -0.34% Bing said it has suspended the auto-fill suggestion feature in China to comply with Chinese laws, while some users in the country said the search engine has become inaccessible. On Friday, Bing’s website in China published a notice saying it “was required by the relevant government agency to suspend […]

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Microsoft’s Bing suspends auto-suggest feature in China at government request

Adds background on government repression BEIJING, December 17 (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp. MSFT.O Bing, the only major foreign search engine available in China, said a “relevant government agency” had asked it to suspend its auto-suggest feature in China for 30 days. “Bing is a global search platform and remains committed to respecting the rule of […]

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Microsoft Bing now offers Page Insights on its search results page

Microsoft is rolling out a new search feature to its Bing platform that will help users find relevant information at a glance. Earlier today, Microsoft announced Page Insights which extends the functionality of Bing search by providing “one-page summary information about your search results.” A new light bulb icon will now appear next to some […]

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Microsoft Bing Shopping Adds Departments, Stores, Publisher Choices, Deals, Price Trends, and Amazon Integration

Microsoft announced (also here) that it has added the ability to browse Bing Shopping by department, store tabs, publisher choice, item popularity information, multiple store prices, and deals. Microsoft said that “these enhanced options provide useful flyover menus and informative page guides that highlight choices, offers and trends.” Microsoft Shopping has also added deeper integration […]

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Microsoft Bing Achieves AI-Driven Travel Results

Microsoft Bing rarely takes center stage these days, even when the company rolled out Windows 11. However, this week Microsoft is adding a new feature to the search engine. Specifically, Microsoft Bing is now making travel searches more powerful with new AI integration. According to the company, web searches for travel will now provide AI-based […]

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Microsoft Bing and Yandex Develop New Search Engine Protocol Called IndexNow / Digital Information World

You would assume that Google is the only search engine in the world worth talking about, but Bing has made a lot of progress lately and if you take a look at a few other countries, you will find that Google’s influence isn’t is by no means universal. For example, in Russia the most popular […]

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Microsoft Bing checks the XML sitemap file daily

Microsoft’s Fabrice Canel said that Microsoft tries to verify your site’s XML Sitemap file once a day. He said the Twitter “We try to look at the site maps once a day.” Fabrice added that “Sitemaps are a great way to tell search engines all the relevant URLs on your site. ” But if you […]

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Microsoft Bing and Yandex create new research protocol

Microsoft Bing and Russian search engine Yandex on Monday announced a new protocol designed to speed up website search updates. Called IndexNow, the protocol uses an API to make it easy for websites to notify search engines whenever content is created, updated, or deleted. Once search engines are notified of updates, they can quickly crawl […]

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Surprise, Google is the number one search on Microsoft Bing Search

I think one of the most searched phrases on Google.com is the term [Google]. Well, the number one searched on the phrase on Bing.com, Microsoft’s popular search engine, is also [Google]. Guess it shouldn’t be a huge surprise, but I wonder how many people are typing [Bing] in Google.com. I don’t bet that much … […]

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Google says the most popular search term on Microsoft’s Bing is “Google”

In a strange twist of fate for Microsoft’s efforts to dominate the search engine world, the most popular search term on their search engine, Bing, is “Google”. Google shared the news in an EU court, where they are accused of using Android’s success in the smartphone arena to make Google the most popular search engine. […]

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Google as the most searched word in Microsoft Bing! Search Engine Company Says Users Choose It Because They Want It

Google and Bing are currently among the top users’ choices for search engine services. However, Microsoft’s product still falls short of its giant competitor, as many consumers still prefer to use Google. (Photo: Photo by Sean Gallup / Getty Images)A visitor speaks into a smartphone as he stands next to the Google booth during the […]

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Microsoft Bing’s most searched word is “Google”, according to Alphabet

Source: Daniel Rubino / Windows Central Alphabet Inc. tried to push back an EU antitrust fine based on the claim the company pushed Google on Android users. It has also been argued that Google has deliberately tried to oust its relevance rivals. Such a rival? Microsoft Bing. “We have submitted evidence showing that by far […]

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“Google” is the most searched item in Microsoft Bing: Alphabet Inc.’s lawyer.

Speaking on the second day of a week-long hearing on a 2018 antitrust sanctions case, tech giant Google slammed rival Microsoft and claimed “Google” was the most searched term on its search engine. research. “We have presented data proving that by far the most popular search on Bing (Microsoft’s search engine) is Google,” Bloomberg said, […]

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Mozilla Firefox tests Microsoft Bing as default search engine

Mozilla, the company behind the Firefox browser, is testing the default search engine configuration on Microsoft Bing for 1% of its users. Mozilla said that on September 6, 2021, 1% of the Desktop user base will experience Bing as the default search engine. The study will last until early 2022 and will likely end at […]

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Microsoft Bing could replace Google as Firefox’s default search engine

Firefox is currently one of the best browsers on the market, and it’s often seen as the only viable alternative to the invasion of Chromium-based applications. In theory, that’s pretty much true, as Mozilla is the only company to offer an advanced browser that doesn’t run on the Chromium engine. At the same time, the […]

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Microsoft’s Bing may soon replace Google as Firefox’s default search engine

Mozilla is currently testing Microsoft’s Bing as the default search engine for Firefox according to its latest SUMO study announcement for September. The post states that as of the 6th of this month, around 1% of the total Firefox desktop user base has been subjected to these early tests. Mozilla expects this testing phase to […]

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Mozilla is testing Microsoft Bing as Firefox’s default search engine

Mozilla is conducting a study to test user responses to changing the default Firefox search engine to Microsoft Bing. Like all browsers, Mozilla Firefox automatically configures a browser on a default search engine to perform searches through the address bar. For example, Google is the default search engine for Chrome, Brave, and Firefox, but unsurprisingly, […]

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Microsoft Bing Content Submission API Now Available to Everyone

Microsoft announced that the company has opened up the Bing content submission API to anyone for site owners, publishers, and webmasters. Microsoft announced this over two years ago and while the company released the URL Submission API some time ago, the Content Submission API has since been in a private beta. That was until last […]

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Microsoft Bing makes every feature binary (SEM)

Microsoft has announced its next AI model, a large-scale sparse model that complements our production Transformer models, which they call MEB or “Make Every Feature Binary”. Microsoft said this makes search results on Bing more relevant. In fact, MEB works in production for 100% of Bing searches, in all regions and all languages. Comment, well, […]

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Quotient digital coupons now available through Microsoft Bing and MSN

Quotient, a digital media and promotional technology company, has a digital C as of today.Oupon on the home network is now also available to Microsoft Bing buyers. According to Quotient, this has brought more value to consumers, making it easier for them to access relevant coupons during the buying process. This integration allows consumers to […]

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Quotient announces that digital coupons are now available in Microsoft Bing and MSN

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Quotient (NYSE: QUOT), the leading digital media and promotions technology company, today announced that its digital coupon experience will be integrated into the Microsoft Bing environment. Coupons available on Quotient’s nationwide network will now also be available for shoppers to select on Microsoft Bing. This provides added value to consumers, who can […]

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Brave Expands ‘Privacy-Driven’ Brave Search to Compete with Google and Microsoft Bing Search

Courageous Browsers have been popular for many years providing a privacy-focused browsing experience. The company is currently releasing a public beta of a search engine called BraveSearch, which hopes to take control of Google Search, the ultimate market leader. Search engines provide a similar experience to Google, allowing users to sort and display results such […]

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Tiananmen anniversary: ​​Microsoft Bing blocks “Tankman”

Microsoft Corp pictured the phrase “tankman,” which refers to a symbolic image of a lone protester walking towards a tank during a 1989 protest in Tiananmen Square on the 32nd by search engine Bing And after blocked the results of the video, blamed the human Error. Anniversary of military repression. According to Reuters and Vice […]

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Tiananmen anniversary: ​​Microsoft Bing blocks the “tank man”

Microsoft Corp blamed human error after its search engine, Bing, blocked image and video results for the phrase “tank man” – a reference to the iconic image of a lone protester facing to tanks during the 1989 protests in Tiananmen Square – the 32 anniversary of military repression. Users reported that no results were displayed […]

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Microsoft Bing image search results for ‘Tank Man’ Tiananmen Square are empty, raising censorship questions

South Carolina Congressman Ralph Norman suggests ways to hold China accountable as investigations into the origins of COVID-19 begin. Users searching the Microsoft-created Bing search engine for an image of the ‘tank man’ from the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests find no results – even when searching from the US – which raises concerns about censorship. […]

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Microsoft Bing search could finally get a little useful

Microsoft is currently working on a new update for Bing that will add an AI-powered assistant bot to its search engine. As reported by Most recent windows, the new assistant seems to offer the same functionality as Cortana and will be able to communicate directly through search results. Microsoft has been developing bots for Bing […]

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Windows 10 now harasses users with Microsoft Bing alerts – OSnews

Home > the Windows > Windows 10 now harasses users with Microsoft Bing alerts Thom holwerda 2021-05-31 the Windows A new update brought Microsoft’s recommendation for Bing and Chromium Edge back to Windows 10. After Microsoft Edge 91, Windows 10 has now started showing a pop-up message that appears through Windows 10’s built-in notification center. […]

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With Edge 91, you will always receive Microsoft Bing alerts

through Vlad Turiceanu Chief Editor Passionate about technology, Windows and anything with a power button, he spent most of his time developing new skills and learning more about the world of technology. Coming from a solid experience in PC… Read more The pesky pop-up message keeps appearing through Windows 10‘s built-in notification center. After Edge […]

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Microsoft Bing Content Submission API Now Available

Microsoft announced last night that the Bing Content Submission API is now in beta and can be used by site owners, publishers, webmasters, or whatever you call cool kids these days. Microsoft announced this over two years ago and while the company released the URL Submission API some time ago, the Content Submission API has […]

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Microsoft Bing Extends Beta Version Of Content Submission API

Microsoft Bing has announced that it will be moving corporate content submission API from private beta to public beta launch which will dramatically increase the number of developers working with the tool. This API helps publishers and site owners ensure that their new content is properly indexed without waiting for the automated crawling process. Microsoft […]

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Microsoft Bing gets a new design and additional features on Android

Microsoft released an update for Bing on Android that revitalizes the app’s interface and brings new features to the search engine. The changes include a new home page with personalized information and visual search tools. Bing’s home screen now has a feed that features top news and topics of interest with suggested content based on […]

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Refer friends to Microsoft Bing and earn 6,000 reward points today!

Microsoft launched a new referral program, allowing people to earn up to 6,000 Microsoft Rewards points for recommending their friends to use Microsoft Bing Search. Refer friends to Microsoft Bing and earn rewards Microsoft Rewards currently only available in US, UK, France, Germany, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Republic of Ireland, Brazil, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, […]

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Microsoft Bing Search on Android gets a new look and new tips in the latest update

Source: Daniel Rubino / Windows Central The Microsoft Bing Search app on Android has a new look that emphasizes that it’s not just about searching the web. Microsoft has been trying to convince people that its Bing app goes beyond search for some time, but the app’s update experience goes even further. The app now […]

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Delhi HC asks Google and Microsoft Bing to deindex stolen images of Indian woman

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday ordered internet search engines such as Google, Yahoo Search, Microsoft Bing and DuckDuckGo to globally remove and de-index an offensive image of an Indian woman whose photo was stolen from her Facebook and Instagram accounts and posted on a pornographic site. . Failure to comply by search engines would […]

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Microsoft’s Bing deleted 125 million “pirate” URLs last year * TorrentFreak

Home > Anti-piracy > DMCA > Bing has a relatively small market share, but that doesn’t mean copyright holders are ignoring it. In response to DMCA takedown requests, over 125 million links were removed from the search engine last year. While this is a significant number, removal requests have actually been cut in half over […]

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Microsoft Bing wants to create instant indexing in WordPress Core

As I covered at Search Engine Land the other day, Microsoft’s Fabrice Canel sent a feature request to WordPress to incorporate instant indexing of the product. Well, really, instant urls push to search engines so search engines don’t have to crawl sites for new or updated content. Fabrice wrote on Twitter “I proposed to make […]

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Microsoft Bing Rebates Delivers Annoying Pop-Up Ads And Ad Blockers Don’t Help

Credit: Microsoft Microsoft’s strategy of using contextual advertising to promote new features and services is back, and ad blockers can’t do anything about it. I saw two examples of this on Monday morning using Microsoft Edge and Bing. One that I found acceptable, but a second went way over the line. This latest Bing announcement […]

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Microsoft Bing Rebates serves pop-up ads and ad blockers don’t help

Microsoft’s strategy of using contextual advertising to promote new features and services is back, and ad blockers can’t do anything about it. I saw two examples of this on Monday morning using Microsoft Edge and Bing. One that I found acceptable, but a second went way over the line. This latest Bing announcement promoted Microsoft’s […]

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Microsoft Bing is rolling out 5 upgrades for search results

Microsoft Bing is launching five research updates that aim to move SERPs beyond a link list to give users a richer experience. The latest updates from Bing have one thing in common: They all combine visually rich images with textual information in a single view. The experience is described as more intuitive and engaging. The […]

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Microsoft Bing abandons Yelp for Facebook reviews

The software giant is trading one review source for another ahead of its potential dominance in Australia. How often has an online search engine review influenced your shopping habits and nightlife? If you use Yelp to gauge whether a place is worth visiting or not, you might be disappointed to learn that Microsoft Bing is […]

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Microsoft Bing will soon use AI to correct your typos

The tech giant will use machine learning to guess what you tried to type. Getting the wrong word in a single word in a search query can turn a productive use of your time into a mess of irrelevant results. Microsoft aims to address this problem by introducing Speller100, an AI-based spell checker for Bing. […]

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Microsoft Bing aims to capitalize on vacuum if Google leaves Australia

As Google faces a bill that would force the tech giant to pay Australian news sites or leave the territory, Microsoft Bing is ready to take advantage of the vacuum if Google is to leave the Australian market. Google’s loss could be Bing’s gain The competition between Microsoft Bing and Alphabet’s Google Search has never […]

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Bing may replace Google in Australia, promises it “gets better”

Microsoft has made an ambitious bet to replace Google in Australia, promising that its Bing search engine will be improved and offering companies a lucrative incentive to switch advertising. Microsoft has also given big approval to the federal government’s news media trading code, breaking with other big tech giants by saying Bing would be happy […]

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Microsoft’s Bing gears up to pounce on Australia

Amid Google’s disputes with Australia, Microsoft chairman Brad Smith said his company “would never make such a threat” to exit the market. Microsoft has given its support to the Australian media code which shocked Google. In recent weeks, Google has threatened to withdraw services in Australia due to a new media law that would require […]

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Is Microsoft’s Bing about to get a revamp thanks to Google Search’s Australian spat?

Brad Smith (Microsoft) Credit: Microsoft Microsoft President Brad Smith said the company wants to increase investment in its Bing search offering to make it “comparable” to competitors. The comments, described in a blog post published on February 3, come as the Australian government steps up efforts to introduce new legislation requiring Google to pay for […]

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Google’s Australian drama could be a boon to Microsoft’s Bing search engine

With Google threatening in January to pull its popular search services out of Australia if it were forced to financially compensate the media for using the content of their sites themselves, speculation about the future of online search Australia have intensified considerably. Seeing an opportunity, Microsoft’s Satya Nadella has already reached out to Australian Prime […]

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Prime Minister of Australia has started preparing for Microsoft Bing as Google seeks to release search engine

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has revealed he has spoken to Google’s arch nemesis Microsoft and said the company is confident Bing could fill the void in Australia if Google withdraws its search service there. Google as well as Facebook have been in a quarrel continues with the Australian government on new media payment laws. […]

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Google’s Australian exit could force Microsoft’s Bing to take advantage: Scott Morrison

“We want to make sure that our laws keep pace so that journalists can do their jobs, not only in taxpayer funded organizations, but also in commercial organizations,” he said. Bing represents 3.6% of the market in Australia, against 94% of market share for Google. The escalation between the government and tech giants came as […]

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If Google pulls out of Australia, PM says Microsoft’s Bing could take its place

CANBERRA, Australia – The Prime Minister of Australia said on Monday that Microsoft was confident it could fill the void if Google followed through on its threat to pull its search engine out of Australia. A Google official said at a Senate hearing last month that it would likely make its search engine unavailable in […]

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Microsoft Bing Now Helps Users Prepare Dinner and Showcase Recipe Snippets

If there’s one thing that makes Microsoft Bing a growing competitor to Google, Microsoft has done its best to add more features. In the latest series, Microsoft has now introduced support for smarter recipe snippets on Bing. Microsoft Bing Recipes This means that the search engine would now perform better when it comes to fetching […]

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How to use Microsoft Bing site explorer for SEO

Last month, the Microsoft Bing Webmaster Tools team released Site Explorer. This powerful new SEO tool gives webmasters a unique view of how Microsoft Bing sees your site. You can filter all your URLs just like a file explorer, including: Indexed URLs. URLs that redirect. URLs blocked by robots.txt. This tool, which is not yet […]

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The Microsoft Bing team works harder and longer while working from home

So it looks like Microsoft employees will be working from home until July 2021, like Google and many other companies. So I asked if this had an impact on the Microsoft Bing team and Frederic Dubut from Microsoft said he and his team were working harder and longer. Frédéric first posted his work from home […]

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Microsoft Bing Search Having indexing problems?

Over the past few weeks, I’ve seen reports that Microsoft Bing is having its own indexing issues. This means that Bing does not index pages like it previously did for its search engine. In fact, I’m told that Microsoft has confirmed the issue with CloudFlare engineers and is on Microsoft’s side to resolve. Some thought […]

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5 features where Microsoft Bing Search beats Google

You’ve probably heard this a thousand times before, but let me say it once more: Google is the most popular search engine in the world. there is no doubt. On the contrary, you don’t need me to tell you how important Google is to satisfy your thirst for curiosity. Whether it’s a news event, sports […]

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Google’s response to antitrust complaints compares to Microsoft’s Bing

While the US Department of Justice may be speeding up its antitrust case against Google on the basis of a questionably enforced timeline, Google’s latest defense can arguably be seen as just as questionable. The US Department of Justice, led by Trump-appointed William Barr, has officially filed an antitrust action against Google and today the […]

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Microsoft Bing comes to Xbox with the promise of rewards

Today’s consoles are no longer just dedicated gaming devices. They have also become centers of entertainment and, in some cases, full-fledged computers. This is especially true with the Xbox, which shares a common DNA with Windows due to their Microsoft heritage. The ties between the two have grown a bit closer with Xbox’s acquisition of […]

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Can Microsoft’s Bing-Edge shopping tools breach Google’s search monopoly?

Microsoft, the former monopolist, must find it difficult to play the role of outsider. But that’s exactly where the company is today in terms of the highly uncompetitive search market, where Google continues to dominate and Microsoft is an extremely distant number two. Google’s dominance also extends to the browser category, where Microsoft Edge lags […]

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Microsoft Bing search engine is renamed with a new name and logo

As part of the rebranding, the company is also changing its search engine logo. So if you go to Bing’s home page, you can now see the new “b” with a blue-green color scheme somewhat matching Edge’s old logo. Microsoft may not have as much search engine market share as Google, but it continues to […]

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Microsoft’s ongoing search engine Bing has been rebranded as Microsoft Bing – Technology News, Firstpost

PF trendOctober 06, 2020 4:45:34 PM IST Microsoft’s internal search engine, Bing, is now renamed Microsoft Bing as it is upgraded to match the rest of the company’s products. The company announced the name change via a blog post. Stating that as Bing continues to evolve, developers focus on expanding the ways one can use […]

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Bing has a brand new name and logo – meet “Microsoft Bing”

Source: Daniel Rubino / Windows Central Microsoft renames Bing to better reflect its integration with the rest of Microsoft products. In the future, Microsoft will call the search engine “Microsoft Bing”. It’s not a drastic change removing the Bing name, but it does emphasize Bing’s collaboration with other Microsoft services such as the Windows taskbar […]

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Bing becomes Microsoft Bing, announces new reward system

In a major branding overhaul, the Bing search engine is now officially known as Microsoft Bing, as expected. The rebranding is part of Microsoft’s bigger push to expand its Google search alternative. While Microsoft hasn’t explained much why it added the company name to the Bing brand, it’s pretty obvious that the company wants to […]

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Bing officially becomes “Microsoft Bing”

Bing is now known as “Microsoft Bing” after rolling out several changes including new colors and a new logo. New Microsoft Bing logo Here’s a look at the updated Bing.com homepage, which interestingly features the Microsoft logo, not the new Bing logo. Updated Bing.com home page All branding is subjective, but I find the updated […]

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Microsoft’s Bing, smaller companies, win Google’s Android search auction in Europe

Google proposed to allow competitors to bid for ad space at the top of a search page on Android devices after the European Union in 2018 fined the company billions for breaking rules antitrust. Microsoft’s Bing, PrivacyWall and Info.com were among the search engines that won a quarterly auction from Alphabet’s Google to appear as […]

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Microsoft Bing App Data Leak Exposed User Info Online – channelnews

Microsoft’s Bing app suffered a massive data breach that exposed 6.5TB of online user search data due to an insecure server. Online security site Wizcase found the unsecured server and traced it to the Bing mobile app, which has more than 5 million downloads from the Google Play store alone. The exposed data discovered by […]

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Microsoft’s Bing search leaks user data, including search queries, location, and websites visited

Microsoft’s Bing search engine has been caught disclosing user data captured through its mobile apps for iOS and Android. The data includes private details such as GPS coordinates, device information, search queries, websites visited, and various other tokens and IDs. Security research found the data on an unsecured server owned by Microsoft. According to security […]

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Microsoft Bing suffers from huge user data leak

If you’ve used Bing on your mobile phone to search for sensitive information, you may need to reconsider this from now on. Huge Bing app leak allows hacker to see anything a user is looking for. What happened with the Bing app? This flaw was discovered by the security company WizCase. The team was led […]

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Microsoft Bing server exposed user search queries and location data

The misconfigured server saved data from the Bing mobile app. WizCase’s online security team discovered a massive data leak in a Microsoft-owned server that was logging data from the Bing mobile app. The leak was discovered through an insecure Elasticsearch server. The research team was led by hacker Ata Hackil, who believes the insecure server […]

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Bing.com home page updated with “Microsoft Bing” brand

Bing, an alternative to the Google search engine, is now renamed Microsoft Bing, LeClub Windows can confirm. The company tested this rebranding on Chromium Edge users in the United States. We tested the Microsoft Bing brand. Some Edge Chromium users in the United States may find the updated “Microsoft Bing” brand on the Bing.com home […]

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Microsoft could rename Bing to Microsoft Bing

As Google continues to dominate the market in 2020, competing search engines like Bing have slowly been pushing to nibble a portion of Google’s search market in recent years. In June, Google had around 84% market share and Bing 6%, according to a report by NetMarketShare. Bing performed very well in paid search in particular, […]

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Microsoft’s Bing Wallpapers app comes to Android with more features

Microsoft released a new Bing Wallpaper app for the desktop last month that allowed Bing’s daily images to be set as wallpaper. The app allows users to choose from images from the past few days or let the app automatically change the wallpaper every day. For those who wanted this solution on Android, it is […]

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Microsoft Bing team launches covid-19 portal for global case tracking

While Google is still working on a coronavirus testing and tracking website, the Microsoft Bing team has already launched a web portal to track COVID-19 infections around the world. The website, accessible at bing.com/covid, provides up-to-date infection statistics for each country. The COVID-19 Tracker currently lists 168,835 total confirmed cases, 84,558 active cases, 77,761 recovered […]

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Microsoft’s Bing Launches Coronavirus Information Resource Center With Maps and More

As the coronavirus continues to spread here in the United States and around the world, it becomes increasingly important to stay informed and get your news from trusted websites. Much like rival Google, Microsoft’s Bing has now stepped in to do its part. The search engine recently launched a new resource center where you can […]

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Microsoft Bing team launches COVID-19 tracker

The Microsoft Bing team today launched a web portal for tracking coronavirus (COVID-19) infections around the world. “A lot of people at Bing worked (from home) last week to create an authoritative mapping and news resource for COVID19 information,” said Michael Schechter, general manager of Bing Growth and Distribution at Microsoft. The site, accessible at […]

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How to block the installation of Microsoft Bing Search in Office 365

Microsoft is rolling out an update for Office 365 ProPlus, which will install an extension on Chromium. This extension will change the default search engine to Bing. Although it sounds aggressive, Microsoft offers an option to disable the installation via Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager Where Microsoft Intune. In this article we will show how you […]

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DuckDuck Go beats Microsoft Bing in Google’s new Android search engine

Google is finally ready to give Android users in the EU the choice of alternative search engines, but surprisingly, it was DuckDuckGo that was seen as the most preferred choice while Bing was finally standing. From March 1, 2020, citizens of the European Union will have the benefit of choosing one of the four default […]

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Bing and Microsoft’s browser turn to business

Microsoft is announcing today that its Bing search engine and Edge web browser will now focus primarily on business users. Why is this important: For Bing, the move is recognition of the failure of a multi-year effort to take on Google in large-scale search. In browsers, meanwhile, the change is a sign of the downfall […]

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Microsoft’s Bing team reshapes Google’s BERT into its own Azure-based image • DEVCLASS

Researchers at Microsoft’s Bing organization have opened a pair of recipes for pre-training and fine-tuning BERT, the NLP model that Google itself opened last November. Google describes BERT as “the first deeply bi-directional, unsupervised linguistic representation, pre-trained only using a plain text corpus” – the corpus in question being Wikipedia. Wikipedia’s collective knowledge can be […]

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Is Microsoft Bing the next big competitor to Google? Leaked Slide Reveals Everything / The Digital News World

Microsoft has never been open to disclosing the exact progress of its search engine, Bing, other than sharing the continued revenue growth report, each quarter. WalkCat recently disclosed a slide that showed the Bing search engine and the size of the ad network, however, no date was mentioned. Which does not tell when the screenshot […]

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Leaked numbers reveal the size of Microsoft’s Bing empire, nuance Cortana

Being a distant second-place player, Microsoft has been hesitant to share exact numbers regarding the progress of its Bing search engine except to point out steady revenue growth and the project is cash flow positive (likely around $ 2.5 billion per quarter). Now, however, an undated slide posted by WalkingCat has gave us insight into […]

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How Microsoft Bing can respond to your Windows 10 queries quickly

Windows 10 works very well with Bing because the search engine is deeply integrated into the operating system. In Windows 10, if you search with Cortana, web searches are automatically sent to Bing and a preview (rich snippets) is displayed on the screen. You can actually use Bing on any device or web browser to […]

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Microsoft’s Bing access restored for some users in China

By Josh Horwitz, Brenda Goh (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp’s Bing search engine was accessible to some netizens in mainland China on Thursday evening, indicating that online access to the foreign tech service may have been restored in the country’s great firewall. Bing’s website was accessible over mobile connections as well as broadband connections, although some […]

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Microsoft Bing briefly blocked in China: company says site “unreachable”

Microsoft confirmed Thursday that Bing is not available in China, raising concerns that it is the latest in a growing list of global internet platforms to be shut out of the huge Chinese market. A few hours later, however, some users were able to access the service again. “We can confirm that Bing was inaccessible […]

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China blocks Microsoft’s Bing search engine for a day | China

After a one-day outage, Microsoft’s Bing search engine is being restored in China, according to the company. On Thursday, users in China said they could not access Bing, making it the last foreign tech service closed behind the country’s great firewall. “We can confirm that Bing was inaccessible in China, but service is now restored,” […]

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Microsoft’s Bing search engine returns to China after crash

The Microsoft Bing search engine is available in China after being temporarily blocked by the Chinese government. Since Google’s blockade in 2011, Bing has been the only non-Chinese company search engine still accessible to Chinese citizens. China’s strict censorship policy, which has earned the name “Great Firewall,” has blocked citizens’ access to several prominent social […]

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Microsoft’s Bing search engine blocked in China

Microsoft’s Bing search engine appears to have been blocked in China. This move leaves the world’s largest population of Internet users without access to any well-known foreign search engine. Bing was only allowed to operate in China because it chose to comply with the strict demands of Chinese censors, who run one of the most […]

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China blocks Microsoft’s Bing, bolstering state’s online censorship

Microsoft’s search engine Bing has been blocked in China. China heavily censors the information its citizens can access online, a system known as the “great firewall.” In the past, China has cut off the country’s access to several prominent social media platforms and websites, including Google, Facebook, Twitter, and Netflix. Loading Something is loading. Microsoft’s […]

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Microsoft Bing is back online in China

Microsoft’s Bing could not be viewed in China on Thursday due to an accidental technical error rather than censorship reasons, according to Bloomberg News sources. Access to Microsoft’s Bing search engine has since been restored in China, a Microsoft spokesperson confirmed to ZDNet. The company did not provide any further explanation of the reasons for […]

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China blocks, then unblocks Microsoft’s Bing

UPDATE 1/24: China’s blocking of the Bing search engine appears to have lasted only about a day. On Thursday, access to the site returned. “We can confirm that Bing was inaccessible in China, but service is now restored,” a Microsoft spokesperson told PCMag. Users across the country reported the same on local social media. It’s […]

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China appears to block Microsoft’s Bing as censorship escalates

China has long been a difficult market for Microsoft. For years, it fought against widespread piracy of its Windows and Office software. In July 2014, four of its offices in China were stormed by officials who interviewed executives, copied contracts and records, and downloaded data from the company’s servers. What has been described as an […]

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Microsoft’s Bing search engine is back online in China

Microsoft’s Bing search engine is back online in China after nearly a day of blackouts that led many to believe the service had become the latest US tech product to be banned by the Chinese government. Users are now reporting that Bing is back in mainland China, reports Bloomberg today, and the publication was able […]

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Microsoft Bing doesn’t just show child sexual abuse, it suggests it – TechCrunch

Illegal exploitation of children imagery is easy to find on Microsoft’s Bing search engine. But what’s even more alarming is that Bing will come up with keywords and related images that provide pedophiles with more child pornography. Following an anonymous tip, TechCrunch commissioned a report from online security startup AntiToxin to investigate. The results were […]

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Microsoft’s Bing search results suggest child pornography and other terrible things

Microsoft’s Bing search engine may have been around for nearly nine years, but it still seems like the company isn’t paying enough attention to it. Many internet users probably still struggle to take the Google alternative seriously, but the truth is that Bing can actually deliver deeply problematic search results. Today, a report commissioned by […]

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Investigation finds Microsoft Bing surfacing and recommending child pornography

Microsoft’s search engine serves and recommends child pornography, according to a survey by TechCrunch and third-party researchers. After receiving an anonymous tip that illegal images of children were readily available on Microsoft Bing, TechCrunch enlisted online abuse prevention firm AntiToxin to investigate. Together, they discovered that common search terms for child pornography yielded an array […]

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How to access the new smart visual search features of Microsoft Bing

Bing’s new smart visual search features make searching the internet more photo-friendly. Here’s how to access and use these new Bing features on a mobile device. Image: Getty Images / iStockphoto In June 2018, Microsoft announced that it was releasing new and improved intelligent visual search features for its search application, Bing. New technology allows […]

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Now click on any image and search for it online on Microsoft’s Bing app

In an effort to support Google’s image recognition mobile app, Microsoft has launched a new “visual search” feature for Bing that allows users to click on an image of something with their mobile phone to view it. search online. “Today we’re launching smart new ‘visual search’ features that build on visual technology already in Bing […]

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Microsoft’s Bing Lets You Find Stranger’s Jeans With Your Phone’s Camera

Microsoft’s Bing now lets you search the web with your phone’s camera. Microsoft Don’t know what something is called and your description is not suitable for a search engine? In addition to Google Lens, you can now search using images on Bing. Microsoft on Thursday launched a new feature on Bing that lets you search […]